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Novartis’ Cosentyx (secukinumab) Receives the MHRA’s Marketing Authorisation for Enthesitis-Related Arthritis and Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis

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Novartis’ Cosentyx (secukinumab) Receives the MHRA’s Marketing Authorisation for Enthesitis-Related Arthritis and Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis

Novartis’ Cosentyx (secukinumab) Receives the MHRA’s Marketing Authorisation for Enthesitis-Related Arthritis and Juvenile Psoriatic Arthritis

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  • Cosentyx has received the marketing authorization from the MHRA as monothx. or in combination with MTX for ERA & JPsA in patients aged 6yrs.
  • The authorization was based on the P-III (JUNIPERA) trial evaluating Cosentyx vs PBO in 86 children & adolescents aged 2–18yrs. which showed a significantly longer time to flare, a 72% reduction in risk of flare for 2yrs., more patients achieved & maintained JIA ACR score along with a reduction in joint symptoms. The safety profile was consistent with the known safety profile of secukinumab
  • The extension study of secukinumab is currently ongoing to evaluate the long-term efficacy, safety & tolerability for the same indication. Cosentyx is 1st fully human biologic that inhibits interleukin-17A

Ref: Pharmiweb | Image: Novartis

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